Jönköping International Business School

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer an international and team-oriented workplace with competitive education programmes, across Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as a thriving research environment and many opportunities for personal development. Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of business, with specific focus on entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal. Our guiding principles are: international at heart, entrepreneurial in mind and responsible in action. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB.

JIBS is recruiting an Assistant Professor in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing.


The positions comprise education activities, including teaching and course development at Bachelor and Master level, research, and service to JIBS. Teaching is performed primarily in English and distributed over the academic year.

Besides teaching, the holder of the position must be able to position his/her present or aspired research orientation within JIBS focus areas. All assistant professors at JIBS are expected to do research, apply for externally funded research grants, as well as be engaged with business and society at large, to improve JIBS footprint in the broader society.


  • You hold a PhD within Business Administration or equivalent academic competence, (or have a set date for your final dissertation defense)
  • You have evidence of pedagogical skills
  • You have proven abilities to interact with surrounding society
  • You have proven abilities to plan, organize and prioritize work effectively and efficiently
  • You have proven experience of teaching in Business Administration amounting to at least on year of full-time teaching
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English and have ability to teach and examine courses using English

We are looking for a candidate with experience from teaching and research in different areas of marketing with a special interest in candidates with expertise in marketing management, marketing communications, consumer behavior, brand management and/or digital marketing. We also seek proven experience of research in one or more of these areas.

It’s meritorious if

  • You have experience from work outside academia
  • You have experience from teaching and/or research related to digitization of society
  • You have experience from consultative work
  • You have proven abilities of leadership
  • You have documented pedagogical courses
  • You are fluent in Swedish

In the selection process, we will put great value on your aptness to the organization, including flexibility, communication skills, quality awareness and ability to collaborate and build relationships. Also, you have potential to develop and lead in education and research. You should be willing and able to contribute to a dynamic academic environment, including being present at JIBS throughout the year.


The position is full-time and a permanent position. Starting date is according to agreement, but preferably 1st September 2018, at the latest.

For further enquiries about the position, please contact Dean of Faculty Anette Johansson. Union representatives are Olof Brunninge (Saco-S) or Barbara Eklöf (ST). All contacts can be reached at phone number +46 36 10 10 00.


  • Your application should include a personal cover letter, a complete CV including list of publications, a list of professional references, certificates/diploma of educational merits/degrees and degree certificate for PhD. Teaching portfolio including teaching experience and responsibilities; pedagogical training; teaching philosophy, teaching methods, examples of teaching developments and appendices such as student evaluations, examples of syllabi and assignments you have developed.
  • Deadline for applying is June 13, 2018.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterized by internationalization and an entrepreneurial spirit. We attract highly qualified, inventive and enterprising people from all around the world. We develop new knowledge and share our expertise through solid collaborations with industry and business, the public sector and other higher education institutions. We offer an equal and inclusive workplace and we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds. For more information, visit ju.se

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde according to agreement
Löneform monthly salary
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/2040-221
Publicerat 2018-05-22
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-06-13

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